The Merchant of Venice (1598)

Original id: 
Start date: 
22 July 1598
End date: 
22 July 1598
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Comedy. Hercules' rescue of Hesione evoked at 3.2.53-62. Composed apprx. 1596-97. Published in 1600 (Comedy Hercules' rescue of Hesione evoked at 3.2.53-62).
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Metamorphoses Ovid
Iliad Homer
Person Role Notes
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Writer
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 626 Riverside 1974 / Carroll 1985, pp. 119f. / Root 1903, p.21

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